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Sara Lugger was skeptical as she placed her first $5 bet. But she realized that all she had to lose was 140 pounds.
As CEO of a cosmetic empire in Ghana, Grace Amey-Obeng has been on a 25-year mission to enhance natural beauty and halt the rise of skin bleaching attitudes in her homeland.
An outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in west Africa has spread to Guinea's capital and beyond its borders in an "an unprecedented epidemic," a leading aid agency reported Monday.
About 1 in every 25 patients seeking treatment at hospitals acquired an infection there in 2011, according to a new study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine.
India has accomplished one of the biggest public health achievements in recent times and is now polio-free.
Cancer patient Danielle Nelson was thrilled to find coverage, but had a hard time keeping her oncologist.
I used to fill up on stuff, not really knowing what I was eating but just going through the motions until I got my "fix." Most of the time I was left with guilt, gas and a growing stomach to accompany my gluttony.
If you're cursing Mother Nature right now, we understand. And allergy season may be worse for residents of these 10 cities.
At least 70 people are reported to have died from Ebola hemorrhagic fever in Guinea, according to a statement from the East African nation's health ministry.
Josh Hardy's parents launched a media campaign to get an experimental drug. After three doses, he's sitting up and playing board games.
Tap water testing in 10 homes in West Virginia found a chemical that leaked from an industrial storage facility in January was still in the water supply a month later, though at levels within the state's allowable threshold.
A boy with fragile bones wants to get part of his leg amputated so he can be more active. CNN affiliate KGO reports.
Nina Osegueda was 19 and 180 pounds when her boyfriend said the thing no one is supposed to say: "You'd look better if you lost weight."
It was confirmation of her worst fears: The lump Audrey Guth found on her breast turned out to be cancer.
India is to be certified polio-free by the World Health Organization after going three years without an endemic case of polio. The eradication of polio in India is heralded as one of the biggest achievements in global health efforts.